Let’s cruise into the last week of July with some hometown favorites! The Chabot is bringing live telescope viewing to your home and you can watch King Lear from the SF Shakespeare Festival at home as well. Cheers to getting through another week!

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Live Telescope Viewings From the Chabot
Join resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Sat. Event details.

Ocean Week From the Randall Museum
The Randall Museum now makes a splash as it heads to tide pools, wetlands, bays and open ocean waters to explore more fun and learning. Families can look forward to ocean-themed videos, new hands-on science and art activities and even an exciting exploration of the weird and wonderful world of plankton—all brought to you at home. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Virtual CAMP Field Day by Scotts
CAMP has teamed up with Scotts to host the world’s biggest virtual Field Day with head counselor, Jerry Harris! They’re inviting families from across the country to join from their homes or backyards for dodgeball, sack races, capture the flag and more. Everyone has an opportunity to win a prize box filled with $1,000 worth of toys and gifts! Fri. Event details

Eat at SPARK Social SF
SPARK Social SF is open for lunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and dinner from 5-9 p.m. You can even order ahead from your favorite food truck vendors to make a super-quick visit. Daily. Event details

King Lear From the SF Shakespeare Festival
King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It tells the tale of a king who bequeaths his power and land to two of his three daughters, after they declare their love for him in an extremely fawning and obsequious manner. Sat.-Sun. Event details

Virtual Hindi Story Time
Namaste! Kids ages 3-8 will love this fun and interactive Hindi story time using Hindi rhymes, stories and ending with a fun craft activity. Dhanyavaad! Fri. Event details

Camp Creativity From Michaels
Families are invited to join these free online crafting class from 3-4pm CT that will highlight and walk little ones through a different project from start to finish. Daily through Aug. 1. Event details

Meet Kid Author: Orion Razat
Join Orion Razat, 10-year-old author of 101 STEM Jokes for an afternoon of virtual fun. Orion will read jokes from his new book. Then gather your ingredients and get ready to mix up hagfish slime. Sat. Event details

360 Tour of the Neon Museum
The Neon Museum now offers a 360 Virtual Tour, allowing visitors to “move” freely throughout the Neon Boneyard’s sign collection, exploring more than 130 informational hotspots. The 360 Virtual Tour launches with an Evening Glow experience as guests tour the museum at night while the signage is illuminated. Daily. Event details

—Kate Loweth


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